In the late ’60s, Togo Murano was asked to re-design the earlier wooden facilities of the Japan Lutheran Theological seminary which was one of the leading theological study centers in…Continue reading
A chapel is a Christian place of prayer and worship that is usually relatively small and is distinguished from a church. The name was originally applied to the shrine in which the kings of France preserved the cape (late Latin cappella, diminutive of cappa) of St. Martin.
The Wayfarers Chapel was designed by Lloyd Wright, son of the pioneering American architect Frank Lloyd Wright in the late ’40s and was built in 1951. The architect conceived the…Continue reading
Bernardo Bader Architects transformed in 2016 the 200-year-old Salgenreute Chapel in Krumbach, Austria, into a minimalist sanctuary. Renovation work was required but was not possible for structural reasons. For the…Continue reading
The Sayama Forest Chapel in Saitama, Japan by Japanese architect Hiroshi Nakamura has a “V” shape timber structure inspired in traditional Japanese structures called “Gassho-zukuri,”. Hiroshi Nakamura creates a highly durable wooden structure taking care of environmental…Continue reading